Navigation Links
Dunkin' Donuts Event Raises $800,000 for Cancer Research in One Day
Date:8/13/2008

New England franchisees have donated over $7 Million for the Jimmy Fund

BELLINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts store owners in New England Monday raised just over $800,000 for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund through proceeds generated from the 11th Annual Dunkin' Donuts George Mandell Memorial Golf Tournament and Auction. The event, organized by Dunkin' Donuts Northeast Distribution Center (NEDCP) and held at The International Country Club in Bolton, Mass., is consistently the Jimmy Fund's highest-grossing fund-raising tournament nationwide.

(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080813/NEW061 )

Dunkin' Donuts franchisees and vendors in the Northeast have donated over $7 million to fund the work of "Rising Stars" physicians at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) since the program's inception in 1998. Selected annually by DFCI, "Rising Stars" are doctors leading breakthrough cancer research as yet not backed by federal funding.

"This event is successful every year through the generosity of our franchisees, vendors, Dunkin' Brands and DCP employees," said David Liguori, Tournament Chairman and COO of Dunkin' Donuts National DCP. "Even in a challenging economy these incredible and passionate people come through for the Jimmy Fund. And because the tragedy of cancer is pervasive, we want to contribute in any way that we can to help Dana Farber Cancer Institute battle this insidious disease."

Nancy Rowe, director of the Jimmy Fund Golf Program adds, "The commitment by Dunkin' Donuts is extraordinary and is vitally important to the work of Dana Farber. We are so grateful for their continued devotion to the Jimmy Fund and the priority they give it. It serves as a vivid example of selfless commitment at its best."

More than 200 golfers participated in the tournament and approximately 300 people attended the din
'/>"/>

SOURCE Dunkin' Donuts
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Dunkin Donuts Celebrates the New Year by Supplying Goodies to Michigans American Red Cross
2. NTSA's SimTV.org Broadcasts Video from Modeling & Simulation Event on Capitol Hill
3. SpinVox Offers New Guidelines to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries
4. Losing Weight After Diabetes Diagnosis can Prevent Diabetes-Related Disease, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
5. The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Receives Grant to Study Tailoring Pediatric Preventive Care to Individual Needs
6. Weight Loss and Disease Prevention Head Home
7. U.S. Preventive Medicine Supports Testing Older Men for Prostate Cancer
8. US Preventive Services Task Force updates prostate cancer screening recommendations
9. Estrogen May Have Preventive Role in Womens Schizophrenia
10. National Committee for Quality Assurance Selects U.S. Preventive Medicine for Health Promotion Pilot Project
11. City of Tempe, Arizona Extends Contract with U.S. Preventive Medicine for Employee Health Management Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... human cancers have abnormally upregulated chemical signals related ... controlled during tumor formation is not fully understood. ... PhD, both researchers in the department of Pathology ... Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, and colleagues report that ... by targeting these pathways. , Lipid second messengers ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Hastings and Hastings, a discount accident lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona, ... number of visitors to its new Phoenix personal injury website. ... as well as auto accident cases and slip & fall ... others. Having served the state of Arizona for over 30 ... when it comes to dedicated and focused personal injury legal ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Dartmouth researcher, working with The Melanoma Genetics Consortium, GenoMEL, ... in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute ... melanoma. , "For the first time, we have established ... play a part in the risk of developing melanoma," ... School of Medicine at the University of Leeds (UK). ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health Group, ... hospice and palliative care and community-based care, was honored ... yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange. , Founded ... entrepreneur to care for immigrant families suffering from tuberculosis ... to meet the urgent healthcare needs of the communities ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 According to ... of the embattled blood-thinner Xarelto, named as defendants in ... Common Pleas, have moved the court to dismiss those ... not have sufficient connection with Philadelphia.* The cases include, ... al. (No. 140304328; Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Cty.), which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New cancer drug target involving lipid chemical messengers 2Health News:Hastings And Hastings Announces a Record Number of Visitors to Its New Phoenix Personal Injury Website 2Health News:Melanoma risk found to have genetic determinant 2Health News:NJ Largest Home Healthcare Not-for-Profit Joins Deutsche Bank to Ring NYSE Opening Bell 2Health News:NJ Largest Home Healthcare Not-for-Profit Joins Deutsche Bank to Ring NYSE Opening Bell 3Health News:Xarelto Makers Seek Dismissal of Cases Brought in Philadelphia, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP 2Health News:Xarelto Makers Seek Dismissal of Cases Brought in Philadelphia, Notes Rottenstein Law Group LLP 3
... NEW YORK, Dec. 28 Former NY Giant great and ... the Humanitarian of the Year Award for Chiropractic in New ... received this distinguished honor at the NY Chiropractic Council,s annual ... Chiropractic Council was instrumental in leading H.O.P.E. Day, which stands ...
... , CARROLLTON, Ga., Dec. 28 ... deployment of its fully-integrated electronic health record (EHR), practice ... into Palm Beach County, Florida,s Bethesda Healthcare System (BHS) ... the 401-bed hospital as well as specialty practices that ...
... tobacco smoke at home were more likely to develop ... Columbia University,s Mailman School of Public Health suggests that ... of early-life exposures to tobacco smoke (ETS). The study ... of Epidemiology . This population-based research is the ...
... , ... Dec. 28 With many American children overweight and obese, Smart for ... affordable 30-day weight-loss program designed for children between the ages of 6 ... affiliated retailers in January 2010. , The program was designed by Dr. ...
... ask that men come back to ensure effectiveness, but many ... Nearly half of men who get vasectomies don,t return for ... research suggests. , Those who don,t go back, and ... smokers, not highly educated and the fathers of four or ...
... With ... to announce the acquisition of askthedoctor.com., , ... (PRWEB) -- AskTheDoctor.com will officially replace AskTheDoctor.ca as ... may submit their medical questions via a simple to use submission form located on ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:All-Time Giant Great Receives Humanitarian of the Year Award 2Health News:Greenway Medical Technologies Deploys Integrated EHR, Practice Management and Interoperability Solution Within Bethesda Healthcare System 2Health News:Greenway Medical Technologies Deploys Integrated EHR, Practice Management and Interoperability Solution Within Bethesda Healthcare System 3Health News:Greenway Medical Technologies Deploys Integrated EHR, Practice Management and Interoperability Solution Within Bethesda Healthcare System 4Health News:Exposure to tobacco smoke in childhood home associated with early emphysema in adulthood 2Health News:THIN ADVENTURE(TM) Presents the First Children's Do-It-Yourself Weight-Loss Program 2Health News:THIN ADVENTURE(TM) Presents the First Children's Do-It-Yourself Weight-Loss Program 3Health News:THIN ADVENTURE(TM) Presents the First Children's Do-It-Yourself Weight-Loss Program 4Health News:Half of Men Fail to Check if Vasectomy is Working 2Health News:Chand Investment Group Acquires AskTheDoctor.com 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 The Parenteral Drug Association ... global post-approval changes protocols. The new ... topic expressed by industry participants and regulatory authority representatives ... month in Washington, DC . Representatives ... hand for the workshop. Attendees indicated openness to engaging ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... DALLAS , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ ... Chinese Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry, 2009-2019 is a ... and Chinese Oxybutynin Hydrochloride industry. The report ... Hydrochloride including its classification, application and manufacturing ... China,s top manufacturers of Oxybutynin Hydrochloride listing ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Sept. 19, 2014 Today, iHealth Lab Inc. announced ... Ventures, Ltd. for its first institutional round of funding. ... iHealth,s global reach, accelerate growth and innovation, and invest ... the investment, Xiaomi Ventures will join iHealth,s board of ... infrastructure and ecommerce. "We are very pleased ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PDA Launches Effort to Harmonize Global Post-Approval Changes Protocols 2Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 2Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 3Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 4Oxybutynin Hydrochloride Industry 2014-2019 Chinese Forecasts & Analysis 5iHealth Raises $25 Million to Fuel Growth and Global Market Share 2
... Inc. (NASDAQ: DCTH ) announced today that management ... Conference on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at 2:25 P.M. ET ... an overview of the Company,s business strategy and recent corporate ... invitation only. Delcath will offer a live audio webcast of ...
... 10, 2011 Leading events organizers UBM Canon ... (LSE: UBM), today announced a virtual conference event which will examine ... chain, counterfeit drugs. Titled ,Pharmaceutical Track & Trace Authentication: The Fight ... from 6:00 to 14:00 New York time, 12:00 to 20:00 Paris ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Delcath to Present at the Wedbush 2011 Life Sciences Conference on August 16, 2011 2Delcath to Present at the Wedbush 2011 Life Sciences Conference on August 16, 2011 3UBM Canon Introduces a Compelling New Virtual Conference Focused on Track & Trace Solutions for the Pharma Sector 2UBM Canon Introduces a Compelling New Virtual Conference Focused on Track & Trace Solutions for the Pharma Sector 3
Anti-MPO ANCA EIA Auto-Immune Markers 013-MPO-96 Myeloperoxidase...
... the quantitative determination of Immunoglobulin E ... atopic allergic diseases such as atopic ... been shown to exhibit increased total,immunoglobulin ... is also known as the,reagenic antibody. ...
... Immune Complexes from patient serum or plasma, standards ... onto microtiter wells. After a washing step, ... binds to the Fc region of human IgG. ... is pipetted followed by a stopping step. ...
... Images captured with the CR-DGi can be viewed ... just the beginning. Because the images are ... applications, such as telemedicine and electronic filing. ... with quality and ease of use. It's the ...
Medicine Products: